Do you ever come across something that always catches your attention, but you never ask. It could be driving by a place on the way to work. You just never walk in to see what that place is.

I walk about the register at Walgreens to see a candy that I've never had. It's always in boxes like you would see for M&M's or Snickers. They even have this candy in a long box like you would see for Valentine's Day. You ever had the Idaho Spud candy bar?

You will see the photo and it should come to mind that you've seen it somewhere. I only see them at Walgreens, but you can get this Idaho candy bar almost anywhere. We have our own candy bar!

They make this home state candy bar at the Idaho Candy Company which was built in 1909. T.O. Smith dreamed this up in Idaho around 1901 bringing it to life in 1909. You can find the Idaho Candy Company at 412 S 8th Street in Downtown Boise. That's where it all began.

I've been wanting to write this for a year now because it makes me scratch my head every time I see this candy bar, "What is the Idaho Spud?"

The Idaho Candy Company makes more than just the Idaho Spud. You can also find the following.

  • Idaho Spud
  • Huckleberry
  • Old Faithful
  • Cherry Cocktail

You can also find Idaho Spud Bites with Burnt Peanuts in the Tubs & Bags section online. There is a long history behind the Idaho Spud and you might have driven by for years. Now you know what that sign is all about. This is part of our history.

Idaho Spud - Combination of a light cocoa flavored, soft marshmallow center drenched with dark chocolate coating and then sprinkled with coconut. This is the Idaho Candy Company's bestselling candy bar.

I looked for a special video and came across a great KTVB behind the scenes. This will tell you all about the Idaho Spud Candy Bar. You can find these at Walgreens, Albertsons, Winco, and more.


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